Autism Awareness Month – Communication

"How are You?" This is the first question I ask whenever I begin to work with a family seeking behavioral support for a child diagnosed with autism.  The answer is often "fine"; sometimes the answer is "tired"; occasionally the answer is "I don't know." There doesn't seem to be adequate language to communicate. The focus [...]

By |2018-05-09T14:05:27+00:00April 26th, 2018|Communication, Relationships|1 Comment

Autism Awareness Month – Confidence

Confidence increases as a result of repetition and the reinforcement we receive for our effort. We grow in confidence when we feel competent. For example, imagine trying a new and challenging recipe. We gather the ingredients and follow the directions to create a successful result. All the best chefs remind us to begin with good ingredients [...]

By |2018-04-19T17:27:54+00:00April 19th, 2018|Communication, Relationships|0 Comments